We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Extraordinary! A true diamond in the rough.

I was familiar with the GAR as ancestors had been active in it, but this museum was a surprise. The... read more

Reviewed April 12, 2019
Dave M
Step into the past

I worked in Lynn and was able to get a tour of this historical marvel. The Hall has been preserved... read more

Reviewed June 9, 2018
gromit2017
,
Boston, Massachusetts
Read all 8 reviews
Have you been to Grand Army Of The Republic Museum?
Post photosWrite Review
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good12%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“civil war”(5 reviews)
“capsule”(2 reviews)
“gar”(2 reviews)
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
67°
52°
Sep
56°
42°
Oct
45°
32°
Nov
Contact
58 Andrew St, Lynn, MA 01901-1102
Website
+1 781-477-7085
Call
Improve This Listing
Reviews (8)
Filter reviews
8 results
Traveler rating
7
1
0
0
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
Traveler rating
7
1
0
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews civil war capsule gar ancestors artifacts
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed April 12, 2019

I was familiar with the GAR as ancestors had been active in it, but this museum was a surprise. The artifacts are truly extraordinary. It must be the most impressive collection of civil war artifacts in the state. And the facility is like a time...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dave M
Reviewed June 9, 2018

I worked in Lynn and was able to get a tour of this historical marvel. The Hall has been preserved as it was 100+ years ago with artifacts from the civil war. This is not a highly polished attraction but more for those who love...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank gromit2017
Reviewed July 12, 2017

almost unknown, the GAR is well worth a visit for a history buff. It is a time capsule from post civil war veteran days which shows photos of local soldiers and artifacts from the conflict.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Paul s
Reviewed April 30, 2017

This is a great museum. You can find Civil War members of your family. You should call ahead to make sure they are open. It is a wonder place for kids.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank brendaelwell
Reviewed October 23, 2016

Visiting here is nice. Bob is the curator and very informative! I discovered at family member that served in the Civil War by visiting the museum. Stop by and see if you have any ancestors waiting for you to discover them!

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank vdeland27
Reviewed April 21, 2016

I visited there and was surprised - I never knew it was there. It is a hidden gem and more people need to know about this museum. Bob Mathias is the curator there and he does an excellent job and is very informative. I even...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank vdeland27
Reviewed February 9, 2016

great place for anyone interested in civil war history. many photos and documents to review. convient to downtown shops and resturants

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank al m
Reviewed August 22, 2015

Yet another hidden gem in Lynn! If you can get inside this place you will be totally amazed. Unbelievable artifacts from the Civil War forward.

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank Mary T
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Red Roof PLUS+ Boston - Logan
854 reviews
3.92 miles away
Avalon Motel
24 reviews
3.94 miles away
Holiday Inn Express Saugus Logan Airport
697 reviews
3.97 miles away
Quality Inn Revere
477 reviews
4.07 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 208 nearby restaurants
Rossetti Restaurant of Lynn
179 reviews
.08 miles away
The Blue Ox
342 reviews
.04 miles away
R.F. O'Sullivan's
71 reviews
.13 miles away
Brothers Deli
56 reviews
.10 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 17 nearby attractions
Lynn Memorial Auditorium
89 reviews
.19 miles away
Lynn Shore
66 reviews
.75 miles away
Lynn Museum and Historical Society
23 reviews
.19 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Grand Army Of The Republic Museum staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines